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records are misleading and that much of the data was actually collected by nato allies. danielle nottingham has this report. >> reporter: intelligence officials told lawmakers trying to figure out what foreign leaders are up to is spying 101. >> it's one of the first things i learned in intel school in 1963. >> reporter: but some members of congress argue the implications really problematic. >> it could put the united states in a difficult position. >> reporter: revelations that the national security administration eavesdropped on allies including german chancellor angela merkel brought international criticism and delegates to washington. >> never spy on your friends. >> reporter: the white house says all intelligence gathering is under review. >> we understand the concerns that have been raised, and we have been working with our friends and allies. >> reporter: and the nsa director is refuting reports in foreign papers that the u.s. spies on european citizens. >> to be perfectly clear, this is not information that we collected on european citizens. it represents information that
everybody else is doing it too. they claim some of the information came from nato allies, not u.s. spying. greece has admitted to spying on the u.s. and others in the 1990's at the hearing. james clapper made it clear the u.s. is in good company. >> you believe that the allies have conducted or at any time any type of espionage activity against the united states of america, our intelligence service leaders or otherwise? >> absolutely. >> he said the white house was aware the n.s.a. oversees eavesdropping all along, but may not have known specifics. >> russian leaders denying reports of spying on overseas leaders. they are accused of passing out bugged gift bags at last months g-20 summit. the report by two italian newspapers say delegates were given memory sticks and phone chargers equipped with spyware. it's unclear how many leaders received the bags or used the free bees. >> edward snowden can earn a ticket out of russia if he testifies about spying. germany are investigating reports the u.s. tapped their chancellors phone. snowden is wanted in the u.s. for revealing n.s.a. secrets. ger
and our nato allies have collected in defense of our countries and in support of military operations. >> at another hearing, national sbel intelligence directors was asked about monitoring allies. he said american friends spy on the united states. >> some of this reminds me of the classic movie casablanca. there's gambling going on here. it's the same thing. >>> john miller is here. >> good morning. clapper used the same one i used monday. either we think a like or he's a viewer. >> which is it? >> in the name of full discloe disclosure disclosure, he was my old boss before this job. >> let's get to the point. we do it to them; they do it to us. is there something special aboutnyabout germany and chancellor merkel that makes them want to pay more attention to her? >> the answer is no. if you sit in the president's daily briefing, the hot items are terrorism nuclear prif ration. germany doesn't come up nor does merkel. there are times when there's a strategic issue that comes up where germany's position might be an issue. somewhere buried in the pdb there might be analys
, this is not information that we collected on european citizens. it represents information that we and our nato allies have collected in defense of our countries and in support of military operations. >> at another hearing clapper was asked about allies. he said they monitored allies for decades and he said america's friends spy on the united states. >> some of this reminds me of a lot of the movie of "cass a playablanca "casablanca." my god, there's gambling going on here? that's the same thing. >> that's a pretty good line. >> either we think alike or he's a viewer. >> which is it? >> in the name of full disclosure, he was my old boss before this job. >> you think alike. they do it to them they do it to us. >> if you sit on the president's briefing every day, the hot button items are terrorism, nuclear prolive nation a lot about the situation in syria. germany doesn't come up, nor does merkel. there are times when a strategic issue comes up and somewhere buried in the ppb there might be intelligence. in that analysis it may say signals intelligence merkel is saying to suppor
, this is not information that we collected on european citizens. it represents information that we and our nato allies have collected in defense of our countries and in support of military operations. >> at another hearing clapper was asked about allies. he said they monitored allies for decades and he said america's friends spy on the united states. >> some of this reminds me of a lot of the movie of "cass a pa a "casablanca." my god, there's gambling going on here? that's the same thing. >> that's a pretty good line. >> either we think alike or he's a viewer. >> which is it? >> in the name of full disclosure, he was my old boss before this job. >> you think alike. they do it to them, they do it to us. >> if you sit on the president's briefing every day, the hot button items are terrorism, nuclear prolive nation, a lot about the situation in syria. germany doesn't come up, nor does merkel. there are times when a strategic issue comes up and somewhere buried in the ppb there might be intelligence. in that analysis it may say signals intelligence merkel is saying to supporters she's going go this way or ger
on european citizens. it represents information that we and our nato allies have collected in defense of our countries and in support of military operations. >> reporter: our european allies still not satisfied with this defense. i met last night with the vice president of the european parliament who said a serious trust deficit remains and that deficit is likely to have consequences, including on a major trade agreement the two sides are discussing right now. kate and chris, you have a german delegation visiting the white house. the issue that seems to spark the most anger for the european side is not just that spying take place but it went right up to the leaders such as angela merkel. that's the issue that sparks the most anger. >> all right, jim, thank you so much. interesting, though. mike rogers always says, that's why the president has to have an encrypted blackberry and cell phone. everyone is trying to spy on president obama as well. >> we don't know how much the politics is masking the practicalities these days. >> good one. >>> another storm, not of the political nature, a real on
allegations are false. nato allies correct -- collected records and share them with the united states. the nsa director yesterday in that testimony saying that the allies were working with the nsa and some of that information was collected by the nsa itself. if you missed that, go to our video library on c-span.org and you can watch it there. director of national intelligence, james clapper yesterday, talking about what they are trying to do to assure the american public that the intelligence community is making appropriate use of these spying tools. [video clip] .> we had an alarm go off over the past months, i have declassified a series of documents related to section 702 of the fisa. to inform thehat public. the public interest in these documents out ways the additional damage to national security. these documents let our citizens see the seriousness, rigor with which the fisa court handles his responsibilities. however, in these documents, we have were had -- we have had to redact certain information, such as targets of surveillance. we will continue to declassify more documents. that is w
. poland's see admission to nato and poland's growing cooperation within the world of nations. an accomplished literary figure, roman catholic leader and figure, he embodied the meaning of a renaissance man. his imprisonment by the communist party for his progressive beliefs never dampened his spirit. he was a freedom fighter in word and deed. mr. speaker, may he inspire many others with the rigor and may white eagles fly over his memory and poland's historic accomplishments as she walk with free nations in liberty's mark. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> mr. speaker, over the past few months, i've come to the house floor to sound the alarm regarding the emptiness of the promises the president made when he sold his health care law. promises such as if you like your health care plan you can keep it and that premiums would drop by $2,5
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